Nick Kauzlarich joined the Economic Policy Institute in 2019. As the media relations and digital director, he serves as a liaison between EPI and the press, highlighting EPI’s research through both earned and social media.
Before joining EPI, Kauzlarich worked at BerlinRosen, a progressive public relations firm, where he worked with advocacy groups to generate media coverage around economic security, corporate accountability, and paid leave. Prior to that, Kauzlarich gained experience in digital and advocacy communications at the U.S. Public Interest Research Group to build support for protecting voting rights and passing campaign finance reform. A central Illinois native, Nick is a diehard St. Louis Cardinals fan and can often be found hiking in the mountains, exploring D.C., or spending too much time on Twitter.
B.A., Economics, Washington University in St. Louis
By Area of Research:
AAPI Equal Pay Day: Essential AAPI women workers continue to be underpaid during the COVID-19 pandemic
Latina Equal Pay Day: Essential Latina workers face substantial pay gap during COVID-19 pandemic
‘We prioritized open bars before giving resources to schools’: How the U.S. coronavirus response has failed students and teachers
AAPI women face a double pay penalty for race and gender